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Rescued Chicken- what breed?

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I rescued this chicken after it fell from a truck. What breed is this? I'm fairly certain it's a cockerel.
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I would agree that he's a pretty cockerel. You can just make out male saddle and hackle feathers starting to come in. He almost looks like an euskal oiloa/marraduna basque cockerel but those are pretty uncommon so I doubt it's that. Hopefully someone will be able to identify him!
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Very nice boy,   maybe some other  folks coming along will be able to ID him.

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:welcome

 

I'm thinking a Dixie Rainbow or Pioneer, one of those made up slow meaties.

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:welcome

 

I'm thinking a Dixie Rainbow or Pioneer, one of those made up slow meaties.


I agree.

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I should add he is very calm and loves my girls. They love on him and carry him around. He just goes with it like that's how it's supposed to be. I hate that we have to rehome him. Roosters aren't allowed in Nashville.
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:welcome

 

I'm thinking a Dixie Rainbow or Pioneer, one of those made up slow meaties.

Agreed

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Feel free to ask me questions about chicken and rabbit care, breeds, and showing! I'm always happy to help!

 

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